It’s expected to take five to seven years to design and build.A similar project is already underway stretching north from Montgomery St. The city plans to put out a bid next month for design and engineering firms to come up with specific flood protection measures, but Zarrilli said officials will look for plans that raise elevation levels along the coast and add features like parkland to make the massive project more neighborhood-friendly. When the IRS released the proposed rule for public comment, a political firestorm erupted over the definition of “political activity.” More than 150,000 comments regarding the rule were filed with the agency, as groups such as the The proposed rule was quickly withdrawn so the definition could be narrowed to one that targeted all groups—liberal and conservative—that spent a large portion of their revenue on direct campaign activity.While liberal advocacy groups had pushed for rules on campaign financing and “dark money”—political contributions from undisclosed sources—conservatives manufactured a crisis to pressure IRS Commissioner John Koskinen into delaying a transparency rule that would apply to dark money in the 2016 election cycle.Some parts of Louisiana recorded more than 20" of rain in 48 hours, which qualifies as a 1-in-1,000 year rainfall event (having a 0.1 percent chance of occurring at a particular location in any given year), according to the NWS Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.The highest rainfall total from the storm was 31.39” in Watson, Louisiana.This cloud of superstition which is settling about us may engulf us in ruin.As it is, we all tread on quicksands of mystery, that may open and engulf us at any instant.
Should haste to enjoy the lusciousness of summer engulf the delights of spring?The storm system carried near-record amounts of atmospheric moisture, drawn from the Gulf of Mexico and northwest Atlantic, where sea-surface temperatures (SSTs) were at near-record levels.SSTs over the northern Gulf of Mexico have since cooled, due to the week-long period of cloud cover and strong winds from the storm. MODIS visible satellite image of 98L, located about 500 miles west-southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands, taken on Tuesday morning, August 16, 2016.“With a changing climate, the risks are growing,” Zarrilli said.The city is spending on the system as it enters a national disaster preparedness competition run by the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development, hoping to win up to 0 million more to finance a more ambitious project.